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The American Military Pocket Atlas was printed at the onset of the American Revolution to provide British officers with an accurate and portable atlas of all likely theaters of operation in the colonies. Officers would have carried the map into combat either in their pocket or in a holster. As originally issued, the maps would fold in and out of the bound volume, so as to allow for ease of transport; conservation treatment has since required that they be removed from the volume.
This single case exhibition was originally on display in the Morris Library Information Room from July 6-31, 2011.
Tags: Maps; Military departments and divisions–United States;United States–History–Revolution, 1775-1783View this Online Exhibition